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Asst Prof Bernhard Johannes Schmitt
Assistant Professor, School of Art, Design and Media
|Since his graduation from Mainz University of Applied Science Bernhard has worked as animator and animation rigger for a variety of international studios, notably Walt Disney Animation and Aardman Animations. As screenwriter, director and creative producer he oversaw several independent projects.|
Prior to joining NTU he scripted and directed the German TV show ‘der Sandmann’.
|Bernhard's research interests are in the areas of stop-motion animation, experimental animation and interdisciplinary research in art and technology with an emphasis on social robots.|
- Applying Interpretive Animation to Robots. A Comparative Study.
- Researching the possibilities of transferring aestheticized, anthropomorphic locomotion and gestures to non-anthropomorphic, mechanical machinery by means of experimental animation
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